A Choctaw Woman, 1834
29 x 24 in.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
The subject is described by Catlin as having her hair in braids and a remarkable expression (1848 catalogue, p. 31).
Painted at Fort Gibson in 1834. The Gilcrease portrait is a more finished and voluptuous edition of the Smithsonian original.
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